Two more medals for in Gibraltar

  • Fast lane to success: David Maycock, left, Steve Riley, centre, the Bermuda coach, and Damien Matthews celebrate their glory after claiming a bronze medal in the menís doubles bowling event at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar last night

    Fast lane to success: David Maycock, left, Steve Riley, centre, the Bermuda coach, and Damien Matthews celebrate their glory after claiming a bronze medal in the menís doubles bowling event at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar last night


Bermuda claimed two more medals at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar today, winning bronze in bowling and tennis.

Damien Matthews and David Maycock added to the silver won by Lamar Richardson in the menís singles on the opening day on Sunday, finishing with a total of 2,144 pins in the menís doubles team event.

Blake Raynor and Richardson placed sixth in the doubles event on 1,922 pins.

In the womenís doubles, Gloria Dill and Earlene Tucker finished fourth with 1,746 pins, while Jennifer Stovell and Florence Simons came sixth with 1,629 pins.

Bermudaís other medal yesterday was a bronze in tennis after the menís team advanced to the semi-finals of the competition, losing 3-0 to Menorca.

Gavin Manders lost 6-1, 6-0 to Oscar Mesquida-Berg, while Sam Butler was beaten 6-1, 6-4 by Alex Mesquida-Berg.

Menorca won the doubles by walkover.

In the menís singles, David Thomas defeated Jake Booker, of the Cayman Islands, in straight sets, while James Finnigan beat Alec Arho-Haven, of Gotland in straight sets. Manders received a bye. Anthony Fellows lost his menís singles third-round match in squash 3-0 to Michael Pinggera, of Gibraltar, before beating James MacNaughton, of Shetland Island, 3-0 in the fourth round.

Greg Fitzgerald lost his third-round match 3-0 to compatriot Stephen Smith 3-0 and also suffered a 3-2 defeat in the fourth round to Wayne Clement, of Cayman.

Smith overcame David Sutherland, of Shetlands, 3-0 in the fourth round.

In the womenís singles, Rachel Barnes lost 3-0 to Natalie Dodd, of Guernsey in the third round before losing 3-2 to Joan Smith, of Shetlands, in the fourth round.

Judith Furtado lost 3-2 to Kerry Pottinger, of Shetlands, in the third round. Megan Jackson beat Hannah Dixon, of Isle of Man, 3-0 in second third and Michelle Smith, of the Isle of Man, 3-0 in the third.

Shianne Smith finished fourth in the semi-final of the 100 metres heats in 13-11sec, missing out on the final.

In the womenís group stage of the beach volleyball, Megan Calhoun and Elisabeth Rae lost 2-1 to Isabella Gawlicka and Karolina Zablocka, of Jersey. Allison Lacoursiere and Allison Settle lost 2-0 to Vanessa Bravo and Magda Severa, of Menorca.

After four races in the Laser Radials Rig Final, Adriana Penruddocke is in third place with 21 points, while Jordan Etemadi is sixteenth with 56 points.

In the Laser Standard Rig, Kalin Hillier is sixth with 24 points and Scott Mello is ninth with 42 points.

Bermudaís badminton team won their first group semi-final, a 4-1 win over Ynys Mon, and then defeated Falkland Islands 3-2 in the thirteenth/fourteenth play-off game.

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Published Jul 9, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Jul 9, 2019 at 3:38 pm)

Two more medals for in Gibraltar

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